Operational since 1976, South Western Communications is an independent systems integrator that offers communication technology solutions for clients in the health care, education, commercial and detention industries. Its range of products includes vehicle and metal detection, visitation phone, security, training and classroom presentation systems. The company also provides video projection, sound reinforcement, fire detection, access control, employee badging, closed-circuit television video monitoring and media distribution solutions. Its capabilities include systems planning, installation, testing, inspection, maintenance and financing, as well as on-site supervision, technical design and engineering. South Western Communications offers products from various manufacturers, such as Amico Corporation, Dukane Corporation, Honeywell International, Rauland and VeriChip Corporation.